ERAPSCO awarded $70.3M in U.S. Navy sonobuoy contracts
On May 8, Ultra Electronics Holdings plc and Sparton Corporation announced the award of subcontracts valued at $70.3 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture, for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the United States Navy.
The award is an FY18 ERAPSCO Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract release for sonobuoy requirements under ERAPSCO’s five year contract. ERAPSCO will provide production subcontracts in the amount of $32.0 million and $38.3 million to Ultra Electronics USSI and Sparton De Leon Springs, LLC respectively. Production will take place at Ultra Electronics USSI’s Columbia City, IN facility and Sparton’s De Leon Springs, FL facility and is expected to be completed by March 2020.
“I am pleased that we have secured this important contract that will continue to provide critical sensor capabilities to the U.S. Navy. This contract is a reflection of the increased focus on anti-submarine warfare and the U.S. Navy’s commitment to providing key technology for this important mission”, said Douglas Caster, executive chairman of Ultra Electronics.
“We are proud to contribute to the defense of our great nation and allies throughout the world,” said Joe Hartnett, interim president and chief executive officer of Sparton Corporation. “We are committed to delivering high-quality products to support that mission.”
Source: Ultra Electronics